Wednesday 8th January 2014

Late news 7/1 Mousehole: 1 3y Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad Little Gull and 2 ad Med Gull. (P Semmens)

Late news 7/1 Wacker Quay: 80 Avocet. (B Taggart)

Falmouth: 5  Black-throated Diver at the docks on the seaward side of the eastern breakwater plus 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe off Castle Beach. (J St Ledger – photos)

Great Northern Diver Falmouth Castle Beach 8th Jan 2014 Slav Grebe Falmouth Castle Beach 8th Jan 2014

Port Gaverne: Razorbills have already returned to the breeding ledges. (T Potterton)

Millbrook Creek: 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Great Northern Diver and 42 Common Gull. (B Taggart)

Marazion Beach: 1 2w Glaucous Gull again plus 57 Sanderling and 18 Turnstone. (DK Parker, P Fraser, P Semmens) 2 Glaucous Gull later reported from Long Rock Pool.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 30 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, c20 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 8 Moorhen, 6 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 2 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

gu2Great Black-backed Gull at Marazion Marsh by Simon Maycock.

Mousehole: 2 Med Gull and 1 Black Redstart plus 1 Balearic Shearwater off Penlee Quarry. (P Semmens)

Siblyback Lake: 5 Tufted Duck, 1m Teal, 2 Dabchick, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 7 Cormorant plus 30+ Great Black-backed Gull in the gull flock. (P & S Street)

Swanpool: 1 Med Gull plus 1-2 Red-necked Grebe and 2 Slavonian Grebe from Swanpool Point. (S Perfect)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup still.

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Blackbird, c250  Black-headed Gull, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Buzzard, 20 Canada Goose, c150 Carrion Crow, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 12 Common Gull, 8 Cormorant, c250 Curlew, c200 Dunlin, 5 Dunnock, c3000 Golden Plover, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Goosander, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 4 Grey Heron, 8 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 15 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher, c300 Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Little Egret, 6 Little Grebe, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 7 Magpie, 20 Mallard, 50 Mute Swan, 20 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 6 Pied Wagtail, 6 Red-legged Partridge, c50 Redshank, 2 Redwing, 20 Ringed Plover, 6 Robin, 20 Rook, 20 Shelduck, 1 Skylark, 2 Snipe, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, c1000 Starling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whooper Swan, 50 Wigeon and c30 Wood Pigeon. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

MJS